Internet Explorer

Microsoft Names Its New Browser ‘Edge,’ and the U2 Jokes Are Already Flowing

Last month Microsoft confirmed rumors that it would kill its long-standing default browser, Internet Explorer, and replace it with a better product dubbed "Project Spartan." Well, today at its Build Conference, the brand r

Microsoft Creates a Surprisingly Amusing Game to Help Wean Us Off Windows XP

With millions of Windows XP users clinging desperately to the reliable but officially obsolete operating system, Microsoft has created a surprisingly fun new game to nudge us all into the future. Or present. Or at least recent past. Escape From XP is an arcade-style video game in which you play as a developer who's been stuck supporting Windows XP and the antiquated Internet Explorer 6, your grandmother's favorite Web browser.   Check out the entertaining little game here, brought to us by agency Bradley and Montgomery (a fun nod to the Kurt Russell masterpiece, Escape From New York) and our shot-by-shot GIF breakdown of Escape From XP below. 

Anime Ass-Kicker Is the (Unofficial) Face of Internet Explorer 11

She is the futuristic, robot-fighting anime personification of Internet Explorer. And her name is Inori Aizawa. Designed by Collateral Damage Studios for an Asian anime event, Inori stars in a two-minute video of dystopian combat that's garnered more than 1.3 million views in just two days.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week

This week, Starbucks shows some love for the most hated day of the week, Dean Winters brings more mayhem for Allstate, and Internet Explorer—like many of us—is nostalgic for the '90s.

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Panders to Children of the ’90s

Children of the '90s, do you remember all the awesome things from your youth? Was Internet Explorer one of them? No? That's OK. It was there amid the slap bracelets and the hippos that were so hungry they were hungry, hungry.